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Indicator Report - Total Deaths - All Causes

Why Is This Important?

The overall death rate of a population reflects the average life expectancy of individuals in that population. The lower the death rate, the higher the life expectancy.

All Deaths by County, 2007-2011

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Data Notes

Deaths were coded under the 10th revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD). Age-adjusted death rates were calculated using the direct method and the projected United States 2000 population as the standard. 

Data Sources

Death Certificate Database, State Center for Health Statistics  NCHS Bridged Population Estimates 

Definition

All deaths includes all resident deaths for all causes of death.

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator: Total number of deaths (ICD-10: All codes)
Denominator: Total resident population

Page Content Updated On 03/20/2013, Published on 04/19/2013
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